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3U3 Bowman Field Airport
Anaconda, Montana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 SEPTEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: 3U3
Lat/Long: 46-09-12.2922N 112-52-03.8444W
46-09.204870N 112-52.064073W
46.1534145,-112.8677346
(estimated)
Elevation: 5034.2 ft. / 1534.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (2010)
From city: 3 miles NE of ANACONDA, MT
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 59711

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1963
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SALT LAKE CITY CENTER
FSS: GREAT FALLS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GTF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT PAPI RWYS 17, 35, 04 & 22; MIRL RWY 04/22 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ROTG BCN LCTD MIDWAY OF RY 04/22 & OFFSET 700 FT SE OF CNTRLN. Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-AV: 122.8 (406-563-8275)
WX AWOS-AV at 38S (15 nm N): 120.025 (406-846-1177)
WX ASOS at BTM (19 nm SE): 135.175 (406-494-1870)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY SALT LAKE ARTCC ON FREQS 132.4/338.3 (BUTTE RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CPNr310/8.8COPPERTOWN VOR/DME111.6016E
HIAr283/33.9WHITEHALL VOR/DME113.7018E

Airport Services

Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 6010 x 75 ft. / 1832 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 46-09.836047N46-08.847167N
Longitude: 112-52.268195W112-52.267462W
Elevation: 4998.2 ft.5032.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 166 magnetic, 180 true346 magnetic, 360 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 4074 x 60 ft. / 1242 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 18.0
Double wheel: 25.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 46-08.821640N46-09.184022N
Longitude: 112-52.168988W112-51.358000W
Elevation: 5029.8 ft.4989.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 043 magnetic, 057 true223 magnetic, 237 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.25 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ANACONDA DEERLODGE COUNTY
800 S. MAIN ST
ANACONDA, MT 59711
Phone 406-563-4000
Manager: GREG BAHR
202 WARREN STREET
ANACONDA, MT 59711
Phone 406-593-1702

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 12
Single engine airplanes: 9
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 68/week *
67% local general aviation
28% transient general aviation
4% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 25 June 2019

Additional Remarks

UNLIGHTED HAZARDOUS STACK; 585 FT AGL LCTD 3.2 NM SW OF ARPT.
COLD TEMPERATURE AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -25C.
AWOS AVBL - CTAF.
FOR CD CTC SALT LAKE ARTCC AT 801-320-2568.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 10 September 2020 at 0901Z to 08 October 2020 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
VOR/DME OR GPS-A **CHANGED**   download (354KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (223KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

38S - Deer Lodge-City-County Airport (15 nm N)
KBTM - Bert Mooney Airport (19 nm SE)
7S1 - Twin Bridges Airport (44 nm SE)
KHLN - Helena Regional Airport (46 nm NE)
6S5 - Ravalli County Airport (53 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 30-Sep-2020
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0113:01
Sunrise07:3113:31
Sunset19:1101:11
Evening civil twilight19:4101:41

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  30-Sep-2020 16:05:29
Local (UTC-6)  30-Sep-2020 10:05:29
 
METAR
K3U3 301600Z AUTO 07003KT 10SM 11/M01 A3044
K38S 
15nm N 
301600Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM 09/02 A3047
KBTM 
19nm SE 
301553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 08/M01 A3044 RMK AO2 SLP297 T00831006
TAF
KBTM 
19nm SE 
301120Z 3012/0112 15005KT P6SM SKC FM301900 33007KT P6SM SKC FM010300 15005KT P6SM SKC
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at 3U3 but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at 3U3.
Located at KBTM
Butte Aviation Inc
UNICOM 123.00
406-494-6694
[web site]
[email]
At KBTM (Bert Mooney Airport), 19 miles SE

Jet A, AV gas, Heated Hangars up to G-650, GPU AC/DC, Deice Type 1&4, Courtesy car, rental cars & hotels.
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Located at KBTM
EPIC
100LL Jet A
FS $5.25 $3.75 
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